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How to Get Rid of Flying Squirrels

Flying squirrels might seem cute, but they can cause of a lot of problems if they are left un-monitored. You will be surprised at the damage they can do to your property or things within their reach. So, before they tend to cause problem you should get rid of them. Below we have some efficient and effective ways to get rid of the flying squirrels

Maintain your fences
It is very important that your trim your fences. Since these squirrels only get out in the dark and stay in their nest during the day, thus trimming of the fences will reduce their chances of creating nest there. But in case you have heavy bushes they will make their nests deep in the bushes where no light reaches them and once its night they will roam around on your property.

Trapping the flying squirrel
The second thing that you can do in order to get rid of the flying squirrels is that you put a trap in places where you have spotted them. In worse cases, you might even have to put multiple traps in order to get rid of them. Once you have captured them, you should leave them in a place that is far away from your area. By doing this, you will make sure that they never return to your place.

Exclusion and Repellents
Repellents should be your last method of getting rid of these cute little animals. They might cause some damage, but they are not harmful. So, rather than killing them using repellents we suggest your trap them and leave them far away. However, if trapping isn’t helping, you can also opt for the repellents.

Home Repair
If you think there are flying squirrels in your ceiling, trust us you are wrong. There must of a whole colony of flying squirrels live there. They tend to live in colonies and once they find a safe and nice place to live in they tend to invite friends, families and acquaintance to come and live with them. So, if you want to get rid of them, the first thing you need to do is get up early and notice the places these squirrels are entering and leaving. Once you have figured this out, the rest is really easy. The second step is to install a trap near the entry point and wait for your prey.

Also, while you have set the trap notice all the places that are in need of the repair. Do all the required repairs such as sealing the crevices, holes and cracks in roof and home and in the following days. This is not only prevent the squirrels to leave their place but they it will make sure that no new squirrel enters your place. Go back to the How to get rid of flyingsquirrels home page.

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